The Global Legal Post | Latesthttp://www.globallegalpost.comThe latest stories from The Global Legal PostTue, 22 May 2018en-gb(C) 2018 Global City Media LtdGlobal Legal Post - Latest News &amp; Headlineshttp://www.globallegalpost.comhttp://www.globallegalpost.com/images/feed-image/global-legal-post.pngEmployees can wave goodbye to waivers as US Justices rule on class action bans<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/employees-can-wave-goodbye-to-waivers-as-us-justices-rule-on-class-action-bans-10561467/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/klotz.jpg' border='0'/></a>The US Supreme Court sided with employers as it cleared the way for requirement of employees to sign away their right to pursue class actions in a controversial ruling.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/employees-can-wave-goodbye-to-waivers-as-us-justices-rule-on-class-action-bans-10561467/Tue, 22 May 2018 09:05As Linklaters look east, UK politicians scrutinise firm's Russian connections<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/as-linklaters-look-east-uk-politicians-scrutinise-firms-russian-connections-50862275/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Linklaters_cropped.jpg' border='0'/></a>Magic circle firm Linklaters has been criticized by British politicians for its apparent refusal to cooperate with enquiries into Russian corruption.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/as-linklaters-look-east-uk-politicians-scrutinise-firms-russian-connections-50862275/Tue, 22 May 2018 09:05Missed billing goals, partner resistance to change highlighted in US survey<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/missed-billing-goals-partner-resistance-to-change-highlighted-in-us-survey-78122309/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/womanbilling.jpg' border='0'/></a>Half of US law firms are not meeting their billable hour targets and nearly seven in 10 partners resist efforts to changehttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/missed-billing-goals-partner-resistance-to-change-highlighted-in-us-survey-78122309/Tue, 22 May 2018 08:05It's Miller time! Trouble brews over logos<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/its-miller-time!-trouble-brews-over-logos-52181750/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/54104302_s_300x180.jpg' border='0'/></a>A Korean beer logo being registered in the US has been challenged by US brewing giant MillerCoors, which could take two years to resolve.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/its-miller-time!-trouble-brews-over-logos-52181750/Mon, 21 May 2018 10:05Control of UK companies remains shrouded in mystery<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/control-of-uk-companies-remains-shrouded-in-mystery-35158031/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Money laundering3.jpg' border='0'/></a>According to new research over 57,000 UK companies are not declaring ownership, compromising fight against money launderinghttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/control-of-uk-companies-remains-shrouded-in-mystery-35158031/Mon, 21 May 2018 10:05New process eliminates exaggerated personal injury claims<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-process-eliminates-exaggerated-personal-injury-claims-81264510/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/personal injury.jpg' border='0'/></a>Using Section 57 of Criminal Justice Act, Clyde & Co rolls out new process which generated savings of &pound;2.2 million in 2017/18http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-process-eliminates-exaggerated-personal-injury-claims-81264510/Mon, 21 May 2018 10:05The role of offshore investment for China's Belt & Road project<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/the-role-of-offshore-investment-for-chinas-belt--road-project-11802377/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/New Silk Road.jpg' border='0'/></a>The Belt & Road initiative needs offshore investment to succeed, says Elise Donovan, Director, BVI House Asia.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/the-role-of-offshore-investment-for-chinas-belt--road-project-11802377/Fri, 18 May 2018 12:05US legal business improving, but firms under pressure<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-legal-business-improving-but-firms-under-pressure-61579240/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/operations (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>Research in US suggests firms are under greater pricing and operations pressure depsite improvement in business environment.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-legal-business-improving-but-firms-under-pressure-61579240/Fri, 18 May 2018 08:05UK legal sector needs to adapt to a 'new normal' to thrive<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-legal-sector-needs-to-adapt-to-a-new-normal-to-thrive-84703113/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Profits3.jpg' border='0'/></a>As income and profitability falls, the UK legal sector may have taken a collective eye off the ball.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-legal-sector-needs-to-adapt-to-a-new-normal-to-thrive-84703113/Fri, 18 May 2018 08:05China overtakes US as global leader in foreign trademark applications<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/china-overtakes-us-as-global-leader-in-foreign-trademark-applications-29976576/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/China7.jpg' border='0'/></a>China is on course to overtake the US as the world's leading source of foreign trademark applications by 2020, according to new research.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/china-overtakes-us-as-global-leader-in-foreign-trademark-applications-29976576/Fri, 18 May 2018 08:05Oslo court orders Statoil to pay $490m to COSL for cancelling rig contract<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/oslo-court-orders-statoil-to-pay-$490m-to-cosl-for-cancelling-rig-contract-6704771/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1067946275.jpg' border='0'/></a>A court has ruled in favour of China Oilfield Services, finding Statoil's termination of drilling contract was unlawful.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/oslo-court-orders-statoil-to-pay-$490m-to-cosl-for-cancelling-rig-contract-6704771/Thu, 17 May 2018 14:05Legal issues highlighted as Chinese consumers hold companies to higher standards<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-issues-highlighted-as-chinese-consumers-hold-companies-to-higher-standards-89409572/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1072147703.jpg' border='0'/></a>Reputational issues are now top of the agenda for Chinese companies as research reveals the impact of scandals, regulations, sovereignty and corporate governance.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/legal-issues-highlighted-as-chinese-consumers-hold-companies-to-higher-standards-89409572/Thu, 17 May 2018 13:05Bryan Cave offers &pound;5 NDA contract<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/bryan-cave-offers-5-nda-contract-4265368/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1081480859.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law firm BCLP is to offer &pound;5 non-disclosure agreements with a new incubator product.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/bryan-cave-offers-5-nda-contract-4265368/Fri, 18 May 2018 12:05Report sheds light on SEC complaints<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/report-sheds-light-on-sec-complaints-1243917/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/SEC (3).jpg' border='0'/></a>An NYU reports studying SEC records shedding new light on securities law enforcement decisions.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/report-sheds-light-on-sec-complaints-1243917/Wed, 16 May 2018 17:05Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-9124642/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_573414178.jpg' border='0'/></a>From Weetabix to Cheesecake, a weekly round-up of moves around the globe.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-9124642/Wed, 16 May 2018 17:05Burberry sets aim at Target<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/burberry-sets-aim-at-target-14111877/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1077198821.jpg' border='0'/></a>The luxury brand has launched a lawsuit against the US retailer for using its signature checkhttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/burberry-sets-aim-at-target-14111877/Wed, 16 May 2018 18:05In-house counsel offered guidance on buying legal tech<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/in-house-counsel-offered-guidance-on-buying-legal-tech-65525063/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/53021749_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>The LawGeex 2018 Buyer's Guide has just been released, featuring providers, user experience and a range of issues.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/in-house-counsel-offered-guidance-on-buying-legal-tech-65525063/Wed, 16 May 2018 15:05'Cosy club' of lawyers and accountants slated by UK parliamentary group<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cosy-club-of-lawyers-and-accountants-slated-by-uk-parliamentary-group-67029056/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Parliament1.jpg' border='0'/></a>According to UK parliamentary committees, almost &pound;4 million was paid to Carillon days before construction giant failed.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cosy-club-of-lawyers-and-accountants-slated-by-uk-parliamentary-group-67029056/Thu, 17 May 2018 13:05The Apple drops for Samsung<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/the-apple-drops-for-samsung-98987739/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/apple17.jpg' border='0'/></a>Apple is claiming that Samsung should pay over $1 billion for ripping off its patents, which Samsung says is a gross exaggeration.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/the-apple-drops-for-samsung-98987739/Wed, 16 May 2018 15:05Glittering night of awards for luxury law industry<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/glittering-night-of-awards-for-luxury-law-industry-45423757/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/DdO0525WsAEjP8r.jpg' border='0'/></a>Retail veteran Harold Tillman CBE receives industry accolade as Arrigo Cipriani and Jade Jagger join Luxury Law Summit 2018 in recognising a year of amazing achievements.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/glittering-night-of-awards-for-luxury-law-industry-45423757/Wed, 16 May 2018 14:05DLA Piper sets its sights on Dublin<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dla-piper-sets-its-sights-on-dublin-79530764/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Dublin8.jpg' border='0'/></a>New partner David Carthy has been hired by DLA Piper as firm sets its sights on Dublin.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dla-piper-sets-its-sights-on-dublin-79530764/Thu, 17 May 2018 13:05CBS sues majority shareholder intent on forcing Viacom deal<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cbs-sues-majority-shareholder-intent-on-forcing-viacom-deal-59444439/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_118058410.jpg' border='0'/></a>The planned tie-up between media giants CBS Corp and Viacom is heating up as CBS sues Shari Redstonehttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cbs-sues-majority-shareholder-intent-on-forcing-viacom-deal-59444439/Tue, 15 May 2018 10:05Progeny launches “Club Legal” for mid-tier businesses<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/progeny-launches-club-legal-for-mid-tier-businesses-80561026/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_756233722.jpg' border='0'/></a>Progeny launches legal and employee management support service offering transparency and fixed fees.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/progeny-launches-club-legal-for-mid-tier-businesses-80561026/Wed, 16 May 2018 14:05Asus 65 million euro price tag to settle competition case<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/asus-65-million-euro-price-tag-to-settle-competition-case-29648543/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_647861362.jpg' border='0'/></a>It will take more than wonders by Asus' new product ambassador to maintain profitability after settling antitrust case.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/asus-65-million-euro-price-tag-to-settle-competition-case-29648543/Mon, 14 May 2018 07:05Vietnam next big IP challenge as China protects its own high end market<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/vietnam-next-big-ip-challenge-as-china-protects-its-own-high-end-market-68191680/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_544845118.jpg' border='0'/></a>On the eve of the Luxury Law Summit, a former Sony executive warns of challenges coming from the Vietnam market.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/vietnam-next-big-ip-challenge-as-china-protects-its-own-high-end-market-68191680/Wed, 16 May 2018 14:05Internet platforms need to tackle anonymity to protect freedom of speech<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/internet-platforms-need-to-tackle-anonymity-to-protect-freedom-of-speech-9382824/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1087738070.jpg' border='0'/></a>Former judge warns of individuals and governments hiding behind anonymity protocols, and the danger of over-blocking content.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/internet-platforms-need-to-tackle-anonymity-to-protect-freedom-of-speech-9382824/Wed, 16 May 2018 14:05Cyber Unit chief tells ICO issuers to shape up or expect stiffer penalties<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cyber-unit-chief-tells-ico-issuers-to-shape-up-or-expect-stiffer-penalties-38418180/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/SEC11.jpg' border='0'/></a>The head of the US Securities and Exchange Commission's cyber unit Robert Cohen warns of severe sanctions if regulation ignored.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/cyber-unit-chief-tells-ico-issuers-to-shape-up-or-expect-stiffer-penalties-38418180/Fri, 11 May 2018 11:05Love-all in brand dispute as US court considers claims from Adidas and Skechers<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/love-all-in-brand-dispute-as-us-court-considers-claims-from-adidas-and-skechers-85247683/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_656514592.jpg' border='0'/></a>In a “love-all” decision a US court protects Adidas iconic Stan Smith shoe, but allows Skechers to keep triple-striped designhttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/love-all-in-brand-dispute-as-us-court-considers-claims-from-adidas-and-skechers-85247683/Fri, 11 May 2018 10:05Luxury lawyers talk luxury business in London<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/luxury-lawyers-talk-luxury-business-in-london-31433918/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Lamborghini.jpg' border='0'/></a>Lawyers from the luxury industry will meet in London next week to talk luxury, swap numbers and collaborate on business challenges at the world's premier luxury summit.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/luxury-lawyers-talk-luxury-business-in-london-31433918/Mon, 14 May 2018 12:05Luxury leadership must reflect its diverse following, says The Boston Consulting Group luxury chief<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/luxury-leadership-must-reflect-its-diverse-following-says-the-boston-consulting-group-luxury-chief-48542733/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Diversity3.jpg' border='0'/></a>Luxury companies must have a representative leadership structure which reflects the truly international clientele they sell to, says The Boston Consulting Group luxury expert Pierre Mercier in the run up to the Luxury Law Summit.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/luxury-leadership-must-reflect-its-diverse-following-says-the-boston-consulting-group-luxury-chief-48542733/Thu, 10 May 2018 17:05Minister claims two million diesel car owners could join Volkswagen class action<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/minister-claims-two-million-diesel-car-owners-could-join-volkswagen-class-action-17337623/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1055258912.jpg' border='0'/></a>Government approves draft law for a class action suit against Volkswagen that could attract two million diesel car owners.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/minister-claims-two-million-diesel-car-owners-could-join-volkswagen-class-action-17337623/Thu, 10 May 2018 10:05Biglaw firms sued for 'dereliction of duty' after licensing deal goes sour<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/biglaw-firms-sued-for-dereliction-of-duty-after-licensing-deal-goes-sour-18319095/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_414837727.jpg' border='0'/></a>A client has launched a malpractice suit claiming lawyers failed to advise the company of changes made to contract terms by Morgan Stanley.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/biglaw-firms-sued-for-dereliction-of-duty-after-licensing-deal-goes-sour-18319095/Thu, 10 May 2018 10:05London fending off Paris as number 1 spot for International Arbitration<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/london-fending-off-paris-as-number-1-spot-for-international-arbitration-98133086/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1066958825.jpg' border='0'/></a>London and Paris remain the top places for arbitration, according to a new study.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/london-fending-off-paris-as-number-1-spot-for-international-arbitration-98133086/Thu, 10 May 2018 10:05More class actions but less new staff to manage workload, reveals survey<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/more-class-actions-but-less-new-staff-to-manage-workload-reveals-survey-80560032/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/50924014_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>The growing burden of class action suits is not being matched by recuitment strategies.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/more-class-actions-but-less-new-staff-to-manage-workload-reveals-survey-80560032/Wed, 09 May 2018 18:05Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-36205003/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/original_1078433744.jpg' border='0'/></a>From cannabis to novel-writing, a weekly round-up of moves around the globe.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-36205003/Wed, 09 May 2018 17:05US gender pay disparity even higher for female GCs<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/us-gender-pay-disparity-even-higher-for-female-gcs-61513764/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/18111131_s_300x180.jpg' border='0'/></a>A new study from Barker Gilmore confirms that female lawyers are still paid less compared to their male counterparts - and the disparity is greater for GCs.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/us-gender-pay-disparity-even-higher-for-female-gcs-61513764/Wed, 09 May 2018 17:05UK watchdog warns courts the digital revolution may be 'undeliverable'<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-watchdog-warns-courts-the-digital-revolution-may-be-undeliverable-12985185/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1014039436.jpg' border='0'/></a>Modernisation of UK courts is heading toward failure as watchdog warns of daunting challenge.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-watchdog-warns-courts-the-digital-revolution-may-be-undeliverable-12985185/Wed, 09 May 2018 15:05Life not so good as Prosecutors raid LG's head office in tax probe<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/life-not-so-good-as-prosecutors-raid-lgs-head-office-in-tax-probe-17272055/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_753000883.jpg' border='0'/></a>South Korean prosecutors' raid is about alleged tax evasion, but also signals more reforms of role played by controlling families.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/life-not-so-good-as-prosecutors-raid-lgs-head-office-in-tax-probe-17272055/Wed, 09 May 2018 10:05Casetext integrates AI into CARA research tool<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/casetext-integrates-ai-into-cara-research-tool-65198626/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1033698868.jpg' border='0'/></a>AI is used in research tool to contextualise searches as Casetext rolls out new version of CARA.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/casetext-integrates-ai-into-cara-research-tool-65198626/Wed, 09 May 2018 15:05Sexual harassment report reveals differing approaches globally<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/sexual-harassment-report-reveals-differing-approaches-globally-6714919/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Sexual harassment.jpg' border='0'/></a>One in four women and one in six men have been sexually harassed during the course of their employment in Australia.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/sexual-harassment-report-reveals-differing-approaches-globally-6714919/Tue, 08 May 2018 11:05NY's crusading attorney general resigns after sexual assault exposé<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/nys-crusading-attorney-general-resigns-after-sexual-assault-exposé-2691507/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1005745267.jpg' border='0'/></a>Eric Schneiderman, who has thrived on being a committed social justice crusader, has resigned after sexual assaults exposed.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/nys-crusading-attorney-general-resigns-after-sexual-assault-exposé-2691507/Tue, 08 May 2018 11:05Alibaba alliance triples number of brand members<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/alibaba-alliance-triples-number-of-brand-members-33426818/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/alibaba.jpg' border='0'/></a>Over 100 brands have now signed up to global IP alliance founded Alibaba Group, a global platform for wholesale trade.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/alibaba-alliance-triples-number-of-brand-members-33426818/Tue, 08 May 2018 11:05Interpretation is trumping truth in copyright law, says Arrigo Cipriani<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/interpretation-is-trumping-truth-in-copyright-law-says-arrigo-cipriani-43363238/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Harry bar.jpg' border='0'/></a>Intellectual property law is becoming too complicated, says luxury icon Arrigo Cipriani in the run-up to the Luxury Law Summit next week.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/interpretation-is-trumping-truth-in-copyright-law-says-arrigo-cipriani-43363238/Tue, 08 May 2018 12:05Asian exchanges catch the AI market surveillance wave<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/asian-exchanges-catch-the-ai-market-surveillance-wave-74218117/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1082843525.jpg' border='0'/></a>South Korea's main bourse operator is the latest to join the wave of Asian exchanges implementing AI surveillance.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/asian-exchanges-catch-the-ai-market-surveillance-wave-74218117/Fri, 04 May 2018 15:05US Federal Trade Commission fully-staffed after three year hiatus<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-federal-trade-commission-fully-staffed-after-three-year-hiatus-80576455/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/FTC.jpg' border='0'/></a>With major antitrust cases ahead the US Federal Trade Commission is fully staffed after a three years hiatus in top posts.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-federal-trade-commission-fully-staffed-after-three-year-hiatus-80576455/Fri, 04 May 2018 15:05Sang-froid towards liberté, égalité and fraternité from France's women lawyers<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/sang-froid-towards-liberté-égalité-and-fraternité-from-frances-women-lawyers-93338660/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_182885141 copy.jpg' border='0'/></a>New survey from public Defender of Rights and young lawyers' union in France reveals discrimination in the French legal profession.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/sang-froid-towards-liberté-égalité-and-fraternité-from-frances-women-lawyers-93338660/Fri, 04 May 2018 15:05SA media companies cough up over 61 million rand over cartel charges<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/sa-media-companies-cough-up-over-61-million-rand-over-cartel-charges-68952807/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/IMG_0498-170x112.jpg' border='0'/></a>South African Competition Commission squeezes media companies to the tune of $4.86 million, but wants morehttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/sa-media-companies-cough-up-over-61-million-rand-over-cartel-charges-68952807/Fri, 04 May 2018 15:05Lawmakers in South Korea seeking to overturn cryptocurrency ban<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawmakers-in-south-korea-seeking-to-overturn-cryptocurrency-ban-41385343/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1045740637.jpg' border='0'/></a>Opposition in South Korea launching bill aimed at allowing the new cryptocurrencies, overturning government ban introduced last year.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawmakers-in-south-korea-seeking-to-overturn-cryptocurrency-ban-41385343/Thu, 03 May 2018 07:05Fast-tracked regulation puts Xiaomi on course for world's biggest IPO since 2014<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/fast-tracked-regulation-puts-xiaomi-on-course-for-worlds-biggest-ipo-since-2014-15254416/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_736308055.jpg' border='0'/></a>Xiaomi's listing application seen as early vindication for Hong Kong's securities regulator and exchange operator aggressive reforms.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/fast-tracked-regulation-puts-xiaomi-on-course-for-worlds-biggest-ipo-since-2014-15254416/Thu, 03 May 2018 07:05Heightened cybersecurity roles for in-house lawyers as breaches increase<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/heightened-cybersecurity-roles-for-in-house-lawyers-as-breaches-increase-31838790/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_350758631 (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>New cybersecurity report reveals that In-house lawyers anticipate bigger roles and budgets as breaches increase.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/heightened-cybersecurity-roles-for-in-house-lawyers-as-breaches-increase-31838790/Fri, 04 May 2018 15:05Legal procurement profoundly impacting business, survey says<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/legal-procurement-profoundly-impacting-business-survey-says-51787928/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1059179780.jpg' border='0'/></a>Legal procurement practices are profoundly impacting the world's largest companies, as habits change.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/legal-procurement-profoundly-impacting-business-survey-says-51787928/Fri, 04 May 2018 15:05Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-78439541/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/30951387_10104871591213951_4458822388262944387_o.jpg' border='0'/></a>A weekly round-up of moves around the globe.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-78439541/Wed, 02 May 2018 15:05Workers win $5.1 million payout for employers 'cult-like' behaviour<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/workers-win-$51-million-payout-for-employers-cult-like-behaviour-44278840/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/onion29n-3-web1.jpg' border='0'/></a>Unusual "Onionhead" religion leads to workers getting $5.1 million in a complaint against employers 'cult-like' behaviour.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/workers-win-$51-million-payout-for-employers-cult-like-behaviour-44278840/Fri, 04 May 2018 15:05Barristers told to reject GDPR contracts drawn up by solicitor firms<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/barristers-told-to-reject-gdpr-contracts-drawn-up-by-solicitor-firms-45627590/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/barristers.jpg' border='0'/></a>The Bar Council has warned barristers not to sign contracts drawn up by solicitor law firms ahead of GDPR.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/barristers-told-to-reject-gdpr-contracts-drawn-up-by-solicitor-firms-45627590/Fri, 04 May 2018 15:05Channel Islands law firms putting Caribbean rivals in the shade<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/channel-islands-law-firms-putting-caribbean-rivals-in-the-shade-41909812/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Offshore.jpg' border='0'/></a>A survey by The Lawyer of top thirty offshore law firms shows Channel Island firms taking more of the top spots.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/channel-islands-law-firms-putting-caribbean-rivals-in-the-shade-41909812/Thu, 03 May 2018 17:05Pinsent Masons squeezes into top spot amongst UK law firm brands<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/pinsent-masons-squeezes-into-top-spot-amongst-uk-law-firm-brands-2124486/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1080145664.jpg' border='0'/></a>Competition tightens amongst UK law firms, though alternative providers increase their competitive threathttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/pinsent-masons-squeezes-into-top-spot-amongst-uk-law-firm-brands-2124486/Fri, 04 May 2018 15:05Data risk - how luxury companies can avoid danger<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/data-risk---how-luxury-companies-can-avoid-danger-99574486/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/hacking7.jpg' border='0'/></a>A hacking attack is a company's worst nightmare. Sony's ex-general counsel Jonathan Pearl shares tips at the Luxury Law Summit.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/data-risk---how-luxury-companies-can-avoid-danger-99574486/Tue, 01 May 2018 15:05Lawyer's excuse for court lateness outed by Instagram holiday snaps<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-excuse-for-court-lateness-outed-by-instagram-holiday-snaps-60250661/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1080719927.jpg' border='0'/></a>A lawyer is fined $10,000 for lying about whereabouts to court, but Instragram screenshots confirm the camera never lies.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/lawyers-excuse-for-court-lateness-outed-by-instagram-holiday-snaps-60250661/Wed, 02 May 2018 15:05SEC charges Panasonic $143 million for FCPA and fraud violations<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/sec-charges-panasonic-$143-million-for-fcpa-and-fraud-violations-71739415/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_416054788.jpg' border='0'/></a>The SEC has handed Japan-based Panasonic Corp a demand of $143 million for charges including bribery and cooking the books.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/sec-charges-panasonic-$143-million-for-fcpa-and-fraud-violations-71739415/Tue, 01 May 2018 13:05MoFo faces claim that an “old boys' club” culture clashes with "the mommy track"<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/mofo-faces-claim-that-an-old-boys-club-culture-clashes-with-the-mommy-track-33114874/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1069120916.jpg' border='0'/></a>Morrison & Foerster's big telecoms merger role is overshadowed by a $100 million proposed class action over maternity leave at the firm.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/mofo-faces-claim-that-an-old-boys-club-culture-clashes-with-the-mommy-track-33114874/Tue, 01 May 2018 13:05Rethinking IP law and jurisdiction<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/bookshelf/rethinking-ip-law-and-jurisdiction-58921070/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1076793947.jpg' border='0'/></a>In this month's Bookshelf, The Global Legal Post's Editor-At-Large, Dr David Cowan, picks two books analysing Intellectual Property Law.http://www.globallegalpost.com/bookshelf/rethinking-ip-law-and-jurisdiction-58921070/Fri, 04 May 2018 15:05Scottish law firms asked to increase trainee pay<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/scottish-law-firms-asked-to-increase-trainee-pay-29673742/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1033705825.jpg' border='0'/></a>The Scottish Law Society is seeking higher rates to narrow pay gaps and keep the profession competitive.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/scottish-law-firms-asked-to-increase-trainee-pay-29673742/Mon, 30 Apr 2018 12:04US judge puts Xerox-Fujifilm global deal in limbo<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-judge-puts-xerox-fujifilm-global-deal-in-limbo-90567247/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/jeff-jacobson-969x686.jpg' border='0'/></a>The planned sale is temporarily blocked by a New York judge because of its "hopelessly conflicted" CEO.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-judge-puts-xerox-fujifilm-global-deal-in-limbo-90567247/Mon, 30 Apr 2018 12:04Compliance professionals must play a bigger role in companies<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/compliance-professionals-must-play-a-bigger-role-in-companies-4281281/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1078119842.jpg' border='0'/></a>With fraud and corruption rife and employees posing a threat to business, companies need to upgrade compliance functions.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/compliance-professionals-must-play-a-bigger-role-in-companies-4281281/Mon, 30 Apr 2018 12:04Islamic bank retrieves $170 million as it uncovers internal fraud<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/islamic-bank-retrieves-$170-million-as-it-uncovers-internal-fraud-17248478/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/alhilal.jpg' border='0'/></a>Abu Dhabi's Al Hilal Bank has uncovered internal fraud as employees helped to steal over $170 million, most now retrieved.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/islamic-bank-retrieves-$170-million-as-it-uncovers-internal-fraud-17248478/Fri, 27 Apr 2018 11:04It's Friday, go speak to a junior! Firms can do more on mental health<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/its-friday-go-speak-to-a-junior!-firms-can-do-more-on-mental-health-36268290/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_646191292.jpg' border='0'/></a>Survey reveals junior lawyers are reporting increased stress and firms can do more about mental health.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/its-friday-go-speak-to-a-junior!-firms-can-do-more-on-mental-health-36268290/Fri, 27 Apr 2018 12:04Former regulator bribery charge in China's “cats and rats” finance industry<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/former-regulator-bribery-charge-in-chinas-cats-and-rats-finance-industry-12786015/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/rendered4.jpg' border='0'/></a>The former top insurance regulator is charged with abuse of power as China tackles its' "cats and rats" finance industry.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/former-regulator-bribery-charge-in-chinas-cats-and-rats-finance-industry-12786015/Fri, 27 Apr 2018 11:04"Dishonest and duplicitous" behaviour of counsel costs Merck its $200 million payday<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dishonest-and-duplicitous-behaviour-of-counsel-costs-merck-its-$200-million-payday-51624556/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_613544495.jpg' border='0'/></a>The "dishonest and duplicitous" behaviour of counsel barred a patent claim and ends the biggest-ever US pharma case.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/dishonest-and-duplicitous-behaviour-of-counsel-costs-merck-its-$200-million-payday-51624556/Fri, 27 Apr 2018 11:04Luminance extends AI platform to regulatory compliance work<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/luminance-extends-ai-platform-to-regulatory-compliance-work-94437374/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1076864591.jpg' border='0'/></a>An artificial intelligence platform for the legal profession has reduced time spent on GDPR compliance by 85 per cent.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/luminance-extends-ai-platform-to-regulatory-compliance-work-94437374/Fri, 27 Apr 2018 11:04World Intellectual Property Day 2018 celebrates women inventors<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/world-intellectual-property-day-2018-celebrates-women-inventors-2606863/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/indonesia_madrid_500.jpg' border='0'/></a>WIPO celebrates World Intellectual Property Day 2018 by releasing data celebrating women inventors and warning a gender gap persists.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/world-intellectual-property-day-2018-celebrates-women-inventors-2606863/Fri, 27 Apr 2018 11:04Sustainable luxury in a dynamic world<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/sustainable-luxury-in-a-dynamic-world-86408600/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_182452412 (1).jpg' border='0'/></a>With sustainability at the heart of luxury, from supply chain transparency to new materials, what are businesses doing to comply with their obligations?http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/sustainable-luxury-in-a-dynamic-world-86408600/Thu, 26 Apr 2018 12:04Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-52880081/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Paris15.jpg' border='0'/></a>A weekly round-up of moves around the globe.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-52880081/Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:04Singapore-based GC influence growing in the boardroom and c-suite<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/singapore-based-gc-influence-growing-in-the-boardroom-and-c-suite-1780497/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/37659637_s.jpg' border='0'/></a>GCs are more confident about their future influence and seek opportunities to grow beyond current role.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/singapore-based-gc-influence-growing-in-the-boardroom-and-c-suite-1780497/Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:04Prince relatives sue Walgreens pharmacy chain over singer's death<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/prince-relatives-sue-walgreens-pharmacy-chain-over-singers-death-1927626/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_230233084.jpg' border='0'/></a>Relatives claim pharmacy chain Walgreens and an Illinois hospital failed to properly diagnosed and treat overdose days earlier.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/prince-relatives-sue-walgreens-pharmacy-chain-over-singers-death-1927626/Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:04Yahoo pays out $35 million for misleading investors after data breach<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/yahoo-pays-out-$35-million-for-misleading-investors-after-data-breach-62730/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Yahoo2.jpg' border='0'/></a>Yahoo!, now called Altaba, did not disclose for two years a 2014 data breach affecting over 500 million user accountshttp://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/yahoo-pays-out-$35-million-for-misleading-investors-after-data-breach-62730/Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:04Human rights claims against companies a matter for Congress, not courts<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/human-rights-claims-against-companies-a-matter-for-congress-not-courts-98379913/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1065911654.jpg' border='0'/></a>Human rights abuses are a matter for Congress, according to a US Supreme Court case on financing militant attacks.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/human-rights-claims-against-companies-a-matter-for-congress-not-courts-98379913/Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:04Top 100 US law firms post biggest gains since 2010<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/top-100-us-law-firms-post-biggest-gains-since-2010-70390648/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1074565535.jpg' border='0'/></a>Law firms are enjoying their highest growth since 2010, the latest AmLaw 100 report reveals.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/top-100-us-law-firms-post-biggest-gains-since-2010-70390648/Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:04Millennials redefine luxury landscape<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/millennials-redefine-luxury-landscape-45936437/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/luxury21.jpg' border='0'/></a>Luxury leaders at next month's Luxury Law Summit in London will get a glimpse of the rapidly changing luxury marketplace.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/millennials-redefine-luxury-landscape-45936437/Mon, 30 Apr 2018 10:04ABA figures reveals US entry-level legal jobs down in 2017<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/aba-figures-reveals-us-entry-level-legal-jobs-down-in-2017-71846326/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1065422441 (1).jpg' border='0'/></a>US graduates seeking entry-level legal jobs found less opportunity last year.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/aba-figures-reveals-us-entry-level-legal-jobs-down-in-2017-71846326/Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:04Barclays Bank launches lawtech hub<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/barclays-bank-launches-lawtech-hub-85011416/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Barclays5.jpg' border='0'/></a>Barclays Bank has joined forces with law firms and academia to launch a new lawtech hub in London.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/barclays-bank-launches-lawtech-hub-85011416/Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:04European Commission unveils whistleblower protection<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/european-commission-unveils-whistleblower-protection-14498725/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1075106948.jpg' border='0'/></a>Commission is setting new EU-wide rules to protect whistleblowers and clarifies mechanisms and obligations.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/european-commission-unveils-whistleblower-protection-14498725/Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:04Exxon challenges suit dismissal claiming allegations are political<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/exxon-challenges-suit-dismissal-claiming-allegations-are-political-89235782/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_625998395.jpg' border='0'/></a>Exxon is appealing against dismissal of case in which the oil giant claims federal investigation is retaliation on oil giant's climate change views.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/exxon-challenges-suit-dismissal-claiming-allegations-are-political-89235782/Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:04US DOJ investigating AT&T and Verizon collusion claims<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-doj-investigating-att-and-verizon-collusion-claims-7257088/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1054857701.jpg' border='0'/></a>The US Justice Department (DOJ) is investigating collusion, which also involves the industry trade association.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-doj-investigating-att-and-verizon-collusion-claims-7257088/Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:04Indian central bank crypto ban “unconstitutional”<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/indian-central-bank-crypto-ban-unconstitutional-85164969/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1015293898.jpg' border='0'/></a>The Delhi High Court has issued a notice alleging a decision to end dealings with crypto businesses violates the constitution.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/indian-central-bank-crypto-ban-unconstitutional-85164969/Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:04Mexico supreme court ruling undermines telecoms reform<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/mexico-supreme-court-ruling-undermines-telecoms-reform-44950515/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_416416951.jpg' border='0'/></a>Ruling by Supreme Court undermines reforms intended to weaken billionaire Carlos Slim's hold on markethttp://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/mexico-supreme-court-ruling-undermines-telecoms-reform-44950515/Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:04Survey says IP Protection concerns holding back China R&D<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/survey-says-ip-protection-concerns-holding-back-china-rd-85214085/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_6437101481.jpg' border='0'/></a>AmCham survey reveals a lack of IP protection is preventing US firms using China for research and development operations.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/survey-says-ip-protection-concerns-holding-back-china-rd-85214085/Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:04Who are the top 10 female-friendly US firms?<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/who-are-the-top-10-female-friendly-us-firms-60685594/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/rendered3.jpg' border='0'/></a>After 12 years listing family-friendly firms, Yale Law Women has released the Top-10 female-friendly firms.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/who-are-the-top-10-female-friendly-us-firms-60685594/Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:04SEC proposed rule pushes for fee clarity and customer-first advice<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/sec-proposed-rule-pushes-for-fee-clarity-and-customer-first-advice-86158969/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/rendered2.jpg' border='0'/></a>The US SEC has proposed a new rule requiring investment advisers and broker-dealers to explain fees and put customer first.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/sec-proposed-rule-pushes-for-fee-clarity-and-customer-first-advice-86158969/Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:04Hefty EU antitrust fine awaits Altice<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hefty-eu-antitrust-fine-awaits-altice-46608932/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_769882576.jpg' border='0'/></a>The Dutch telecoms company is expecting a hefty antitrust fine from EU regulators.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/hefty-eu-antitrust-fine-awaits-altice-46608932/Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:04Luxury brand Gucci and Guess end nine-year trademark dispute<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/luxury-brand-gucci-and-guess-end-nine-year-trademark-dispute-26215468/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_769134892.jpg' border='0'/></a>Gucci and Guess have agreed to end a global legal battle in an agreement over Gucci's iconic "G".http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/luxury-brand-gucci-and-guess-end-nine-year-trademark-dispute-26215468/Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:04Around the house<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-32786752/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1040596921.jpg' border='0'/></a>A weekly round-up of moves around the globe.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/around-the-house-32786752/Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:04UBS case ends dispute in UK Supreme Court<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/ubs-case-ends-dispute-in-uk-supreme-court-45454983/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Supreme Court (8).jpg' border='0'/></a>The UK Supreme Court dismisses a long-running UBS derivatives case.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/ubs-case-ends-dispute-in-uk-supreme-court-45454983/Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:04Qualcomm refiling China antitrust application<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/qualcomm-refiling-china-antitrust-application-58616405/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/ChinaAmerica flag map.jpg' border='0'/></a>US chipmaker Qualcomm is expected to refile a takeover application with the Chinese government next week.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/qualcomm-refiling-china-antitrust-application-58616405/Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:04Siemens M&A team pilots AI tools with Canadian law firm<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/siemens-ma-team-pilots-ai-tools-with-canadian-law-firm-28885188/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1055406302.jpg' border='0'/></a>The M&A team at Siemens Canada partnered with Blake Cassels & Graydon to test AI on healthcare transaction.http://www.globallegalpost.com/corporate-counsel/siemens-ma-team-pilots-ai-tools-with-canadian-law-firm-28885188/Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:04New York attorney general launches inquiry into cryptocurrency<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-york-attorney-general-launches-inquiry-into-cryptocurrency-23971286/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Attorny_General_Eric_T_Schneiderman.jpg' border='0'/></a>The initiative requires digital currency trading platforms to provide information on their policies and practices.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/new-york-attorney-general-launches-inquiry-into-cryptocurrency-23971286/Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:04Australia's Clayton Utz and AMP grilled on misconduct claims<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/australias-clayton-utz-and-amp-grilled-on-misconduct-claims-88828207/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1028464801.jpg' border='0'/></a>The Australian law firm and financial giant were grilled on the first day of a Royal Commission investigation.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/australias-clayton-utz-and-amp-grilled-on-misconduct-claims-88828207/Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:04US Supreme Court declares Microsoft email privacy case moot<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-supreme-court-declares-microsoft-email-privacy-case-moot-76546989/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/Supreme Court (2).jpg' border='0'/></a>The US Supreme Court ends controversial email privacy case citing the Cloud Act.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/us-supreme-court-declares-microsoft-email-privacy-case-moot-76546989/Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:04UK sets out principles for an ethical AI future<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-sets-out-principles-for-an-ethical-ai-future-552962/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_1065662672.jpg' border='0'/></a>A UK committee calls for artificial intelligence ethics and calls for legal clarity on liability.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/uk-sets-out-principles-for-an-ethical-ai-future-552962/Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:04Wells Fargo lawsuit alleges client overcharging<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/wells-fargo-lawsuit-alleges-client-overcharging-51017415/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/69515643_s_300x180.jpg' border='0'/></a>Wells Fargo has defended a lawsuit against a former employee claiming wrongful termination and client over-charging.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/wells-fargo-lawsuit-alleges-client-overcharging-51017415/Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:04China telecoms firm ZTE hit by US sanctions<a href = 'http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/china-telecoms-firm-zte-hit-by-us-sanctions-9959422/'><img width='120px' align='left' alt='' src='http://www.globallegalpost.com/uploads/images/shutterstock_653227447.jpg' border='0'/></a>China telecoms firm ZTE Corp has been hit with a 7-year ban for a sanctions breach by the U.S. government.http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/china-telecoms-firm-zte-hit-by-us-sanctions-9959422/Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:04